KONSTANTIN EMELIANOV


Konstantin Emelyanov is a laureate of several prestigious international competitions: the International Competition of Young Pianists in Memory of Vladimir Horowitz (2012; Kiev, Ukraine), the International Piano Competition in Verona (2017; Verona, Italy), the International Piano Competition in Suzhou (2017; Suzhou, China). In 2017, the musician becomes the owner of the I Prize and Audience Award at the International J.B.Viotti Piano Competition. (Vercelli, Italy). The pianist is the winner of the III All-Russian Music Competition (2018; Moscow, Russia). In 2019, becomes the Laureate of the III prize of the XVI International P.I.Tchaikovsky Competition (Moscow, Russia), after which Konstantin Emelyanov was awarded the title of “Artist of Radio Russia”, and got the Audience Award of readers of the magazine “Musical Life”. 

This season Mr.Emelyanov will play solo recitals in St.Petersburg, Moscow, Istanbul,Bern, Seoul, along with Recitals tours in Japan and in Denmark. Will collaborate with The State Academic Symphony Orchestra "Evgeny Svetlanov and State Symphony Orchestra Novaya Rossiya performing Beethoven piano concertos, including Triple concerto. Will perform Chopin first piano concerto with The Moscow State Symphony Orchestra and The Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra. Also his activities for this season including collaboration with Bulgarian National Radio Symphony Orchestra for Rachmaninov third piano concerto and with Croatian National Opera in Rijeka for Brahms second piano concerto. Will perform Schostakovich first piano concerto with Moscow Soloist Chamber Orchestra.

Konstantin Emelyanov conducts active concert activities and takes part in music projects and festivals, including the International Festival “Great Sonatas of the 20th Century” in Genova, Italy (artistic director Pietro Borgonovo), the International Festival in Memory of S. V. Rachmaninov (artistic director, People’s Artist of Russia Nikolay Lugansky), the International Festival "Stars on the Lake Baikal" (artistic director, People's Artist of Russia Denis Matsuev), the International Festival Alma Mater in Suzdal (artistic director, People’s artist of Russia Denis Matsuev) International piano series in Bern (Switzerland), Festival of Russian culture in China in Beijing, Shanghai, Tianjin, Zhenzhou – Yamaha piano series. In 2019, Konstantin Emelyanov took part in the Rachmaninoff - Marathon in the Zaryadye concert hall as part of the Ars Longa International Festival (artistic director Ivan Rudin) and in the gala concert of the Valery Gergiev festival in Zaryadye. 

Konstantin Emelyanov collaborates with such musicians as (Yuri Bashmet, Alexander Sladkovsky, Kalle Kuusava, Jang Yun-Sung, Felix Korobov, Mark Kadin, Mark Gorenstein, Anton Lubchenko, Zaurbek Gugkaev, Julian Rakhlin, Sarah McElravi, Alexander Ramm, Grigory Kovalevsky, Vladislav Lavrik and others). Since 2019, the pianist is officially Yamaha artist. In 2019, he took part in the exclusive chamber music project “Boesendorfer Loft Philharmonic”. In the 2019-2020 he performed at concert halls such as the Carlo Felice Theater in Genova, the Seoul Art Center, the Beijing Performing Arts Center, Sofia Hall, the center of Paul Klee Bern, the Mariinsky Theater Concert Hall , Big and Small Halls of the Moscow State Conservatory, Big and Small Halls of Zaryadye, Concert Hall named after P.I. Tchaikovsky, White Hall of the Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts. 

Konstantin Emelyanov was born in Krasnodar (Russia). He began to study music at the age of 5 at the Interschool Aesthetic Center of Krasnodar in the classroom of teacher Tamara Krivorotova. From 2009 to 2013 Konstantin Emelyanov studied at the Academic College of Music at the Moscow State Conservatory. P.I. Tchaikovsky in the class of the Honored Teacher of the Russian Federation Olga Mechetina. From 2013 to 2018 Konstantin Emelyanov was a student at the Moscow State Conservatory. P.I. Tchaikovsky. From 2013 to 2015 – with Honored Artist of the RSFSR, Professor Alexander Mndoyants; from 2015 to 2018 – with People’s Artist of the RSFSR, professor Sergei Dorensky, as well as his assistants - professors Nikolai Lugansky, Pavel Nersessian and Andrei Pisarev. In 2017-2018 he also studied at the Piano Academy. S.V. Rachmaninov with Professor Epifanio Comis in Catania (Italy). Since 2018, Konstantin Emelyanov is doing his Master degree In piano in the Moscow State Conservatory named after P.I. Tchaikovsky with professor Sergei Dorensky and Professor Nikolai Lugansky. 

Press about Konstantin

Konstantin Emelyanov is a new superstar: there is no fashionable aggressiveness in him, but it is impossible to look away from his performance. “A bright head, a bright soul and unusual, caressing sounds. 

Russian Newspaper 

Among the discoveries of the XVI International Tchaikovsky Competition is certainly the 25-year-old pianist Konstantin Emelyanov. He attracted attention with a cleverly composed program, an unconventional choice of compositions and harmonious interpretations in which technical stability was combined with open emotions, temperament was restrained by thought, and an intuitive sense of style made it possible to find a “golden mean” in each composition between his vision and author’s will. 

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